Esmond Knight

Esmond Knight

Birth
East Sheen, London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, Greater London, England
Death 23 Feb 1987 (aged 80)
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Burial Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown
Memorial ID 10829448 · View Source
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British Stage, Screen and Television Actor. He was born in East Sheen, Surrey and died in London. He began his career on stage, and later became successful in films. He is best remembered for his work with Powell and Pressburger. He appeared in "The Ringer" (1931), "Waltzes from Vienna" (1933), "Contraband" (1940), "Black Narcissus" (1947), "The Red Shoes" (1948), "Richard III" (1955), "Peeping Tom" (1960), "The Winter's Tale" (1968), "Robin and Marian" (1976), and also worked in the TV series "I, Claudius" (1976) as Domitius. He fought in World War II, where he received and injury which left him temporarily blind. He was also an accomplished painter. He was married to actress Nora Swinburne from 1946 until his death.

Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 21 Apr 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10829448
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Esmond Knight (4 May 1906–23 Feb 1987), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10829448, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.